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Ryan Raburn
Birthdate: 4/17/1981 (35 y, 11 m, 11 d)     Bats/Throws: R/R     Height/Weight: 6-0/185     Position: OF
Drafted: 2001 June Amateur Draft - Round: 5, Pick: 11, Overall: 147, Team: Detroit Tigers
Contract: $0.2M / 1 Years (2017)
RotoWire News: Rayburn (hip) was released by the Reds on Monday, Zach Buchanan of the Cincinnati Enquirer reports. (3/27/2017)
Injury: Hip, Day-To-Day
Profiles:  2011  2012  2013  2014  2015  2016  2017  (Click Year to Expand / Close)
Profile: Is this the end of the road for Ryan Raburn? The former fifth round pick has made his hay in the majors by mashing lefties, but in two of the past three seasons, he has failed to be an asset against lefties. In 2014, he posted a 64 wRC+ against lefties, and in 2016, it was 105. Not bad, but nothing to write home about, certainly. In between, he posted a 172 wRC+ against lefties in 2015, in what was his largest sample of plate appearances against them, 176. If he eventually finds a contract out there, that'll be why. But whereas Raburn used to be decent against righties, things have fallen apart on that score in the past few years. Since 2014, his wRC+ against righties has been 25, 29 and 45. That's ghastly to the point where you really can't hit him against righties, which is probably perpetuating a vicious cycle. If this is the end, he can say that he was one of the 2,127 players in major league history to tally at least 2,600 PA. Which is more than you or me tallied, and that's something. Furthermore, he was able to instill fear in other teams if the situation was right. That's a pretty good career.

The Quick Opinion: There hasn't been a lot of rumors about Ryan Raburn's next destination. That'll happen when you put up a 73 wRC+ in your age-35 season.

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SeasonMayGABPAH1B2B3BHRRRBIBBIBBSOHBPSFSHGDPSBCSAVG
2008May1226274220040119000000.154
2009May144044128103912408000111.300
2010May1026263210000007000000.115
2011May19626676100411022102010.113
2012May196975106301364025110301.145
2013May174854137501384012200200.271
2014May185056139301585013010200.260
2015May204350114412476210100100.256
2016May21384375101445011000100.184
TotalMay1504024418049211936463031175221022.199

SeasonMayBB%K%BB/KAVGOBPSLGOPSISOBABIPwRCwRAAwOBAwRC+
2008May3.7 %33.3 %0.11.154.185.231.416.077.2350-3.6.166-12
2009May9.1 %18.2 %0.50.300.364.550.914.250.31082.4.394137
2010May0.0 %26.9 %0.00.115.115.154.269.038.158-1-4.2.118-42
2011May1.5 %33.3 %0.05.113.141.129.270.016.175-3-9.9.126-35
2012May5.3 %33.3 %0.16.145.200.232.432.087.2051-7.2.19513
2013May7.4 %22.2 %0.33.271.352.438.789.167.34371.5.350122
2014May8.9 %23.2 %0.38.260.321.380.701.120.32460.1.31297
2015May12.0 %20.0 %0.60.256.360.535.895.279.29082.3.370135
2016May11.6 %25.6 %0.45.184.279.289.569.105.2313-2.1.25839
TotalMay6.8 %26.5 %0.26.199.262.323.585.124.25529-21.0.25854

SeasonMayGB/FBLD%GB%FB%IFFB%HR/FBIFH%BUH%Pull%Cent%Oppo%Soft%Med%Hard%PitchesBallsStrikes
2008May0.5617.6 %29.4 %52.9 %33.3 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %52.9 %5.9 %41.2 %35.3 %29.4 %35.3 %1123874
2009May0.9312.9 %41.9 %45.2 %14.3 %21.4 %7.7 %100.0 %46.9 %31.3 %21.9 %21.9 %50.0 %28.1 %1586098
2010May0.295.3 %21.1 %73.7 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %31.6 %42.1 %26.3 %15.8 %47.4 %36.8 %1012774
2011May0.5710.0 %32.5 %57.5 %21.7 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %47.6 %16.7 %35.7 %19.1 %59.5 %21.4 %24883165
2012May0.7118.2 %34.1 %47.7 %19.0 %4.8 %0.0 %0.0 %44.4 %35.6 %20.0 %17.8 %46.7 %35.6 %302105197
2013May1.8022.2 %50.0 %27.8 %20.0 %10.0 %5.6 %0.0 %58.3 %19.4 %22.2 %22.2 %47.2 %30.6 %20373130
2014May1.7321.1 %50.0 %28.9 %0.0 %9.1 %5.3 %0.0 %44.7 %29.0 %26.3 %15.8 %47.4 %36.8 %22387136
2015May0.8018.2 %36.4 %45.5 %0.0 %13.3 %8.3 %0.0 %33.3 %18.2 %48.5 %15.2 %45.5 %39.4 %19485109
2016May1.4418.5 %48.1 %33.3 %11.1 %11.1 %7.7 %0.0 %37.0 %37.0 %25.9 %11.1 %63.0 %25.9 %16967102
TotalMay0.8916.5 %39.3 %44.2 %13.5 %7.1 %4.5 %25.0 %44.6 %26.3 %29.1 %18.7 %49.5 %31.8 %17106251085